Worldwalker Games, the creative indie dev behind one of the Top Turn-Based RPG of 2021, Wildermyth, has announced the upcoming release of the second DLC for the game titled Wildermyth: The Omenroad.
This major expansion introduces a new challenge mode, and the developers are currently conducting a closed beta test for this mode over the forthcoming months. The Omenroad DLC is characterized by its combat-driven, challenge-focused gameplay, offering increasing difficulty levels.
Unlike the regular campaign, this mode lacks a story and overland. Players will navigate a nodemap, choosing their path and battling for rewards such as gear, abilities, and more. With a timer, these rewards appear on the combat map, challenging players to secure them before they vanish.
The Omenroad run comprises three pages of battles, each culminating in a boss fight. The difficulty starts at the Tragic Hero level, and upon completing a run, players unlock a new Peril level, making the game more challenging. However, completing or even losing an Omenroad run also boosts Renown, which players can use to enable Odes – buffs that assist the party.
The developers express their enthusiasm for this DLC’s progress and invite gamers to join the beta testing phase. Interested participants can join the game’s Discord channel for further instructions and the chance to provide valuable feedback.
The number of beta testers is limited, but adjustments might be made based on the initial response. Additionally, select beta testers providing constructive feedback will be able to win DLC keys for Omenroad. Here you can find our review of the game, while below, you can find an overview of the game via Steam and the trailer.
Wildermyth is a character-driven, procedurally-generated tactical RPG. Like the best tabletop roleplaying experiences, Wildermyth gives you choices and answers your every decision with consequences that drive your characters forward.
Lead a band of heroes as they grow from reluctant farmers into unique, legendary fighters. Combat unexpected threats and strange monsters across interactive battlefields. Unravel mysteries and share pensive moments in an ever-new fantasy setting that blends hard truths and sacrifice with humor and personal storytelling.
Where does your myth lead? Come help us uncover it!
- Reminiscent of tabletop roleplaying, unique heroes are born in unique settings every game. They age, transform, fall in love, disagree, and make harrowing sacrifices.
- Each hero brings their own organic history and personality with them, but your choices and combat skills are what decide their paths and outcomes.
- All heroes die someday… but you get to hold on to your favorites. Reintroduce them in the next adventure, and over many lifetimes the myths you make will form your own legendary pantheon.
An Imaginative Papercraft World
The Yondering Lands, where the game is set, is a richly layered world populated with hand-painted 2D characters and scenery. We’ve paid loving attention to breaking molds and exploring new ideas: no orcs, elves, or goblins here—but watch out for the telepathic insect-dragons and the clockwork undead.
Extreme Character Depth
Each of your heroes has their own unique generated history, personality, and appearance, and will form relationships with your other heroes. All of these elements change and develop over the course of a playthrough, as characters age, encounter mysteries, and overcome challenges.
Choices That Matter
Your hero may choose to trust the enigmatic wolf god, leading to a hair-raising change in their appearance and combat abilities. Or they may pursue a romance with a fellow hero, giving each of them a shared buff and more story opportunities. Encounters and events have permanent, character-defining effects, letting you craft the arc of each character.
A New Approach to Death
Did your favorite character get one-shotted by a tentacled horror-bear? Choose to let a hero “fall back” with a maiming that will lead to some transformative new paths in their legend, or let them go out in a blaze of glory to be remembered for generations to come.
Deep and Creative Tactical Combat
Combat in Wildermyth emphasizes teamwork and careful positioning, as well as imaginative use of your evolving capabilities and surroundings. Walling and Flanking mechanics provide clear but conflicting incentives, while mystical interfusion lets you remake the battlefield with explosive magic. Multiple difficulty levels mean you can get as intense as you want to.
In a multiplayer game, you and your friends can each customize and control your own heroes as you play through a campaign. Recommended for up to five players—though in a typical campaign, you start with three heroes and pick up the fourth and fifth along the way. We also support Steam Remote Play.
Pick and choose from a huge bank of combat abilities as your heroes level up in each playthrough, and decide whether you prefer offensive or defensive tactics, brute strength, stealth, or magically flinging fire from a nearby lamp into your enemies’ faces. Procedural generation gives you new heroes, new enemies, new story events, and new maps every time you play.
A Custom Pantheon of Legends
You’ll have the freedom to customize hero appearances, names, histories, and more. As time passes, heroes grow old and may retire, or else might fall in combat—and yes, some will survive all the way to the end. You can add your favorite heroes to a roster of legends and call on them again in later playthroughs. Build your own mythologies and share the awe-inspiring might of your heroes with others.